Sunday Scraps #7

Human Systems (Berlin) / The home and ‘digital glimpsing’ / The first 1968 First Things First graphic design manifesto / Arthur Pieper’s House / Jonny Hill’s house for the wealthy Corbetts /First Things First 2020 podcast on climate change education / the now demolished 60…

Sunday Scraps #6

(Office deep clean kind of day) The problems of restoring light art / The open society and its enemies / Japan Dome House / Mr Straw’s House / the architect Charles Holden / Excellent pecorino and almond biscuits / Allan Octavian Hume who ran the…

Sunday Scraps #5

Phil made a list of music videos shot in the Barbican/ Google stopped describing gorillas because it couldn’t figure out how to identify black people / decolonising design / cosplay innovation through patents / indie magazine economics / Bernard Leach (potter) / cats instead of…

Sunday Scraps #4

Post-pandemic workplaces 1 2 / a book about sentient lightbulbs / Kevin Kelley turned 68 and gave young people some advice / Bela Banathy’s book on changing social systems / furniture music (coined by Erik Satie) / the paper that coined and defined ‘wicked problems’…

The world of (inconsistent) data

I left Bulb in late April 2019 and moved on to work with a team inside ING researching how financial institutions could utilise building data to develop a new generation of sustainability-led financial services until March this year. After working with Bulb, EDF & British…

Turncoats: Nuclear Homes Arguments

I’m speaking at tonight’s Turncoats an evening of architecture debates. I’ve been asked to talk about the nuclear home so here are my five minutes for and five against. For: The nuclear home helps people develop a variety of skills like picking things up when…

Better reading

It’s incredibly hard to read Dominic Cummings’ blog post without wondering what his everyday life must be about. What he reads, who he hangs out with, who he goes surfing/golfing with will help create a world view where Peter Thiel is a reference and machine…